Rugilus (Rugilus) orbiculatus Paykull, 1789,

Della Rocca, Francesca, Stefanelli, Silvia, Cardarelli, Elisa, Bogliani, Giuseppe & Bracco, Francesco, 2021, Contribution to the knowledge of the arthropods community inhabiting the winter-flooded meadows (marcite) of northern Italy, Biodiversity Data Journal 9, pp. 57889-57889: 57889

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Rugilus (Rugilus) orbiculatus Paykull, 1789


Rugilus (Rugilus) orbiculatus Paykull, 1789 


Holoarctic species ( ITIS Species 2000 2020). Widespread in Italy but absent in Sardinia where it is replaced by the subspecies Rugilus orbiculatus sardous  ( Ruffo and Stoch 2005).


Lives in olive groves, banks, clearings, coppiced mixed forests, rural settlements, vineyards, parks, wetlands, riverbanks, marshy areas ( Phragmitetum  , Caricetum  ), sandy small areas, uncultivated areas, wetlands and marshy areas near source ( Zanetti et al. 2016).